Posted to MedZilla on 10/13/2019

Takeda Pharmaceuticals

US-NY, Regional Disease Education Manager - NYC SR0035379-MZ


Are you looking for a patient-focused, innovation-driven company that will inspire you and empower you to shine? Join us as a Regional Disease Education Manager in our New York City territory.

At Takeda, we are transforming the pharmaceutical industry through our R&D-driven market leadership and being a values-led company. To do this, we empower our people to realize their potential through life-changing work. Certified as a Global Top Employer, we offer stimulating careers, encourage innovation, and strive for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our global teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

Here, you will be a vital contributor to our inspiring, bold mission.

The Regional Disease Education Manager (RDEM) is responsible for the implementation of the strategic initiatives developed by the leadership team. The RDEM will educate and raise awareness of Hypoparathyroidism, symptomology, quality of life, and the general long term health impact associated with compromised Parathyroid Hormone production, with health care providers in a defined geography. The RDEM will be expected to meet or exceed established expectations related to educating specific HCPs around disease awareness and appropriate disease identification.


This position will be responsible for all disease education related activities within their geographic responsibility, including achievement of MBO s, business planning in partnership with the RBM team, and expense control. The RDEM will educate and inform HCPs on Hypoparathyroidism. They will describe signs and symptoms of the disease, long term systemic effects and inform on the differential diagnosis process. They will educate HCPs on the need to address the underlying cause of Hypoparathyroidism in the appropriate patient population. They will attend conferences and workshops as an exhibitor or presenter.

Education & Experience Requirements / Preferences:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in business or science related field is required
  • Healthcare provider, Rare Disease / Biologic Sales, Nursing background preferred Minimum of 4 years of sales experience required
  • Minimum of 2 in Rare or Specialty biologics preferred Complex sales model experience is preferred
  • A consistent track record of success (Top 20% performance), President s Club or other top tier awards preferred
  • Experience providing complex disease education preferred
  • Rare disease experience is a plus
  • Demonstrated pioneering experiences required
  • Demonstrates proficiency in the following key Takeda Competencies:
  • Builds and Leverages Relationships
  • Demonstrates Business Acumen
  • Drives Results and Execution
  • Supports Our Regulatory Environment

Key Skills:

  • Excellent questioning and probing ability in a customer call
  • Technical competence-Excel/CRM/Data analysis
  • Excellent call/daily planning discipline
  • Proven analytical capabilities
  • Large and small group presentations
  • Relationship management
  • Teamwork and collaboration
  • Adaptability in a fluid market place and growing organization
  • Ability to work independently
  • Thrives in unstructured environments

Other Job Requirements:

  • Candidate must live in territory Preferably located in center of the territory Manhattan, NY
  • Must work evenings and weekends as needed
  • Extensive travel required and varies by territory
  • Candidates must possess a powerful sense of urgency, a strong desire for results and a strong work ethic.


  • 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement Company match of charitable contributions
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs

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Equal Employment Opportunity

Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce. Shire, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Takeda, will not discriminate against any worker or job applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy, gender reassignment, non-job related mental or physical disability, genetic information, veteran status, military service, application for military service, or membership in any other category protected under law.

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